The Commencement Order for the Public Health Alcohol Bill has been signed, officially signing it into law.

Here are the main points of the Bill:

  • A minimum unit pricing for alcohol will be introduced.
  • Segregation of alcohol sales from other products in shops.
  • Cancer warnings are being added to the packaging of alcohol products.
  • Advertising restrictions and a broadcasting watershed.
  • Advertising of alcohol products in or on public service vehicles, transports and busses.
  • Alcohol wont be advertised in parks or sports events where children are present.

Simon Harris took to Twitter to release the news:

-Noah Harte